MS in Counselor Education, East Carolina University (2013) BS in Family and Community Services, East Carolina University (2011) Graduate of ADD Coach Academy and ICF Credentialed Life Coach - ACC
Krista serves as a Senior Success Coach and Creator of The Story of Failure Program at Tulane University. She received her undergraduate degree in Family and Community Services and her graduate degree in Counselor Education from East Carolina University. Krista started her career off as a school counselor. For three years, Krista supported a local public school in Greenville, North Carolina by developing a comprehensive school counseling program that targeted social, emotional, and academic needs. She also oversaw the process that identified students for special education services by implementing academic and behavioral interventions to aid students in the general education classroom. Krista transition to Tulane in July of 2014 and began her position as a Success Coach. Krista is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation and Certified University Career Coach through The Academics. In addition, she attained an ADHD specific coach training and is graduate of the ADD Coach Academy (AAC). In March of 2016, the Success Coaching Program was recognized as an honoree of the Models of Excellence Program through University Business Magazine. In December of 2016, the program also received the President’s Team Excellence Award at Tulane University. In her personal life, Krista is a certified Yoga Instructor and incorporates holistic and mindfulness practices into all aspects of her work. As a professional in higher education, Krista believes it is our responsibility to empower students to develop mindsets that will support them in growing their resilience and reaching their greatest potential. Krista loves working with students to explore holistic approaches to wellness that include healthy thinking patterns and finding integration with values, beliefs, and goals.